Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Audi S8 and A8 vehicles. The seal around the engine compartment may come loose and contact hot engine components.
If the seal contacts hot engine components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install a retaining plate to prevent the engine compartment seal from loosening. The recall is expected to begin September 4, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 51G6.